Famous Quotes By Malcolm X


  1. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
  2. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
  3. I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
  4. I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense I call it intelligence.
  5. I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.
  6. If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
  7. If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
  8. I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.
  9. In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.
  10. My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
  11. Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
  12. Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.
  13. Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.
  14. The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
  15. The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
  16. There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
  17. Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
  18. Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
  19. You can't legislate good will - that comes through education.
  20. You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
  21. You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
  22. You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

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